HC Deb 14 May 2003 vol 405 c259W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to reduce his Department's underspend in 2003–04 from that of 2002–03. [112779]

Mr. Boateng

The Chancellor's Departments are currently estimating an underspend of £34 million in 2002–03. This is less than 1 per cent. of total provision. The spending plans for the Chancellor's Departments are set out in: "2002 Spending Review—New Public Spending Plans 2003–2006" (Ref: Cm 5570. Published July 2002).

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